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BRICS Countries Agree To US$50 Billion Development Bank

BRICS Countries Agree To US$50 Billion Development Bank

The five BRICS countries have agreed to set up a bank that will fund development and infrastructure projects in developing countries.

Singapore Ranked Second In IT Readiness By World Economic Forum

Singapore Ranked Second In IT Readiness By World Economic Forum

The Nordic countries and the Asian Tigers dominate a 2013 World Economic Forum ranking of IT-ready economies.

Asian World Health Summit Opens In Shadow Of H7N9 Threat

Asian World Health Summit Opens In Shadow Of H7N9 Threat

More than 900 delegates have gathered at the World Health Summit Asia 2013 in Singapore to discuss the issues and challenges in public health facing Asia.

China Approves Flu Drug As H7N9 Death Toll Rises To Six

China Approves Flu Drug As H7N9 Death Toll Rises To Six

As of Sunday evening, China has confirmed 21 cases of human infection with H7N9 influenza virus, with six people dead.

China To Launch Earth Observation Satellite This Month

China To Launch Earth Observation Satellite This Month

China is planning to launch a high-resolution Earth observation satellite this month.

Four New Cases Of H7N9 Avian Influenza In China’s Jiangsu Province

Four New Cases Of H7N9 Avian Influenza In China’s Jiangsu Province

Four more cases of infection with the lesser-known H7N9 avian influenza virus were reported in east China’s Jiangsu Province on Tuesday.

Dr. Alex Matter Awarded 2013 Szent-Györgyi Prize For Progress In Cancer Research

Dr. Alex Matter Awarded 2013 Szent-Györgyi Prize For Progress In Cancer Research

Dr. Alex Matter, father of targeted cancer therapies, will receive the 8th Szent-Györgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research this Friday in Washington, DC.

Google Maps Shows Japanese Town Two Years After Fukushima

Google Maps Shows Japanese Town Two Years After Fukushima

Google Street View has released images of a Fukushima town that is facing a grim future two years after the March 2011 earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear meltdown.

Two Deaths From H7N9 Bird Flu In China

Two Deaths From H7N9 Bird Flu In China

Three cases of human infection of H7N9 have been found in China, the Chinese National Health and Family Planning Commission said Sunday.

President Mukherjee: India’s Universities Must Innovate To Stay Relevant

President Mukherjee: India’s Universities Must Innovate To Stay Relevant

Indian President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday urged for more innovation in the country’s higher education sector.